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Denmark as a Donor

Danish Contributions to UNHCR 

Denmark has entered a five-year agreement with UNHCR for the period 2022-2026, and is committed to continued flexible contributions and support for sustainable solutions. In 2022, Denmark contributed a total of USD 106.9 million to UNHCR, of which USD 35.6 million was unearmarked. Denmark has consistently been a top donor to UNHCR.


Facts about Denmark as a UNHCR donor 

  • Denmark was amongst the earliest donors to respond to UNHCR’s response in Ukraine.
  • Denmark provided urgent humanitarian support in response to the Afghanistan situation in 2022. 
  • In 2022, Denmark was the 8th biggest government donor and the 4th largest donor per capita. 
  • Denmark’s thematic focus areas: Solutions and Innovation.

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Visit our reporting pages to see more contribution data.  

Opening doors to higher education

Denmark supports refugee education.

Meet Sarah from Denmark

Support from Denmark enables our humanitarian colleagues to assist displaced people worldwide. 

Read more about the impact of Denmark’s contributions